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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Van Nuys High School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Van Nuys High School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Van Nuys High School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Van Nuys High School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Van Nuys High School are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Van Nuys High School.

Alumni include Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and many additional graduates as well.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Van Nuys High School?” and “Which celebrities are Van Nuys High School alumni?”
Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
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Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s. After spending much of her childhood in foster homes, Monroe began a career as a model, which led to a film ...more

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Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Singer, Showgirl

Age: Died at 36 (1926-1962)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Credits: Some Like It Hot, The Seven Year Itch, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Marry a Millionaire

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#61 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#66 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

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Robert Redford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
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Charles Robert Redford Jr., better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and a founder of the Sundance Film Festival. He has received two Academy Awards: one in 1981 for directing Ordinary People, and one for Lifetime ...more

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Profession: Activist, Businessperson, Environmentalist, Television producer, Film Producer, + more

Age: 79

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America

Credits: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting, All the President's Men, Out of Africa

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#29 on The Best American Actors Working Today

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#25 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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Paula Abdul is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
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Paula Julie Abdul is an American-Canadian singer-songwriter, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality. She is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada. She began her career as a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers at the age of 18 before rising to prominence in the 1980s as ...more

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Profession: Television producer, Singer-songwriter, Choreographer, Actor, Music video director, + more

Age: 54

Birthplace: San Fernando, California, United States of America

Credits: American Idol, Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2, Brüno, The X Factor

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#97 on The Best Pop Artists of the 1980s

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Natalie Wood is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
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Natalie Wood was an American film and television actress best known for her screen roles in Miracle on 34th Street, Splendor in the Grass, Rebel Without a Cause, and West Side Story. After first working in films as a child, Wood became a successful Hollywood star as a young adult, receiving three ...more

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Profession: Actor, Singer

Age: Died at 43 (1938-1981)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Credits: Rebel Without a Cause, The Searchers, West Side Story, Splendor in the Grass

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#43 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#27 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

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#16 on The Best Actresses Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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